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Ashantigold Demoted To Division Two For Match Manipulation

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Ashantigold Sporting Club of Ghana has been demoted to Division Two, Ghana’s third tier league, after being found guilty of match manipulation.

The incident occurred at the end of the 2020/2021 Ghana Premier League season, when Ashantigold defeated Inter Allies 7-0. Hashmin Musah, an Allies player, scored two own goals and later admitted his action was to ruin a bet placed on the game.

Dr. Kwaku Frimpong, the club’s President, and his son, Emmanuel Frimpong, the club’s Chief Executive Officer, have also been barred from football activities for ten years and eight years, respectively.

Eight club players were also banned for two years each after being found guilty of match manipulation, and a further five players were given four-year bans for failing to appear before the GFA’s Disciplinary Committee.

Furthermore, the club was fined Ghs 100,000, the President was fined Ghs 100,000, and the CEO was fined Ghs 50,000.

The decision will be implemented beginning with the 2022/2023 season.

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Sam George Takes On US Embassy Over Claim To Protect LGBT Right In Ghana

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The US Embassy has claimed to protect the rights of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender people, etc. living in Ghana.

According to the US Embassy, they will protect and end the stigmatization people of the LGBT community in Ghana suffer daily.

In a tweet, the US Embassy urged the LGBT community in Ghana to be sure of their resolve and commitment to promote and protect their rights and freedoms in Ghana.

“The U.S. is committed to ending violence, discrimination, and stigma against LGBTQI+ persons and promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms for all.“

In a sharp response, the Ningo-Prampram MP has asked the US Embassy to focus on important issues.

According to his counter-argument, Ghana would also be concerned about ending gun violence as it pertains in the US.

Sarcastically, Sam George maintained his stance against LGBT and asked the US embassy to focus on solving the recurring gun violence in their home country other than focusing on protecting LGBT rights in Ghana.

Ghana is also committed to ending senseless gun violence anywhere and everywhere in the world. We are committed to seeing school kids go to school without their parents scared of receiving calls of a school shooting involving military-grade weapons.

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Revealed: Nat’l Cathedral’s Design 12 Times More Expensive Than Burj Khalifa’s

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It has been revealed that the design of Ghana’s National Cathedral will cost 12 times the design of the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa.

After the government announced $22 million as the new cost for the design of the National Cathedral, it has been revealed that it is more expensive than what Dubai paid for the design of the Burj Khalifa.

The Burj Khalifa is the tallest skyscraper in the world and when it was been designed in 2003, it cost the Emirati government $1.8 million.

In 2022, Ghana is paying $22 million for the design of the National Cathedral which will cost $22 million.

The revelation was done by StatsGH:

The design of Ghana’s cathedral is 12 times more expensive than the design of the Burj Khalifa. We paid $22 million for ours. The Arab money holders bargained $1.8 million for theirs.

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“E-Levy Is Failing, We’ve Raised Only 10% Of Estimated Revenue” : Gov’t

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The government of Ghana has cried over the failure of the Electronic Service Tax (E-LEVY) to meet the required revenue target after its rollout on May 1, 2022.

According to the de facto Prime Minister, Gabby Otchere Darko, the country has failed to meet its revenue target even after the E-levy has been rolled out.

In a tweet, Gabby Otchere Darko intimated that only a paltry 10% of estimated revenue has been generated so far.

He also criticized Ghanaians for being so hard on the government for introducing the E-levy considering the fact that it has not yielded much.

Gabby Octhere Darko bemoaned Ghana’s ballooning debt stock, inflation and high cost of living.

After 5 months of stalemate and bashing, the e-levy, after implementation, is delivering only 10% of estimated revenues; our revenues remain very low as compared to the rest of the world; debt levels are dangerously high, cedi, like most currencies, struggling against the US dollar.

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